Ashley Dull

Ashley Dull
Industry Experts Volunteer to Lead Credit Abuse Resistance Education (CARE) Programs, Bridging the Student Financial Literacy Gap

Bad Credit Expert

Ashley Dull is a finance editor for BadCredit.org, where she works with a team of finance experts and journalists who develop in-depth industry profiles and advice articles read by more than 15 million Americans. Her years of experience reporting on consumer credit scores and reports positions Ashley to make smart recommendations on ways to improve one’s credit and avoid predatory lending. She often serves as an expert source on financial topics for national media outlets, including CNN Money, MarketWatch, Money Matters, ABC News, Kiplinger, and NBC News. Connect with Ashley on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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Industry Experts Volunteer to Lead Credit Abuse Resistance Education (CARE) Programs, Bridging the Student Financial Literacy Gap

CARE: Bridging the Student Financial Literacy Gap

In a Nutshell: The dearth of personal finance education in schools means younger generations aren’t learning the... read more »

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By: Ashley Dull • 5/21/19

Blog

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The American Herbal Products Association Sets Botanical Industry Standards to Ensure Quality and Consistency

AHPA Sets the Standard for Herbal Products and Practices

In a Nutshell: Today, more consumers are interested in products that are organic, sustainable, and ethically... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 10/23/18

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How NSF International Helps Brands Build Consumer Trust by Ensuring Product Safety Through Testing and Certification

NSF Helps Brands Build Consumer Trust by Ensuring Product Safety

In a Nutshell: Studies show that consumers consider a brand’s transparency about product safety and quality a... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 10/19/18

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UFCW Fights to Improve the Pay and Quality of Life for the Workers Who Bring Value to Retailers and Customers

UFCW Works for Retail Workers’ Pay and Quality of Life

In a Nutshell: The United Food & Commercial Workers International Union works daily to improve pay, benefits, and... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 10/9/18

Guide

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5 Types of Home Improvement Loans for Bad Credit

5 Types of Home Improvement Loans for Bad Credit

When it’s time to make major repairs or improvements to your home, finding home improvement loans for bad credit... read more »

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By: Ashley Dull • 12/4/19

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<em>Debt Collection Answers</em> — The Essential Free Resource with Actionable, Expert Advice to End Debt Collector Harassment

Free eBook Provides Expert Advice to End Debt Collector Harassment

In a nutshell: Debt collection is the leading source of complaints reported to the CFPB, as many Americans struggle... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 8/16/18

Guide

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9 Best Low-Interest Loans for Bad Credit in [current_year]

9 Best Low-Interest Loans for Bad Credit

If you’re ever tempted to think that having poor credit isn’t something to worry about, then you likely haven’t... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 11/28/19

Guide

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12 Best Loans & Credit Cards for Derogatory Credit

12 Best Loans & Credit Cards for Derogatory Credit

Finding loans and credit cards for derogatory credit can be a challenge, but just because you’ve had some financial... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 11/25/19

Guide

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8 Best Online Cash Loans for Bad Credit in [current_year]

8 Best Online Cash Loans for Bad Credit

When it comes to finding cash loans for bad credit, borrowers may not have as many options to choose from as... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 11/22/19

Guide

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9 Best Subprime Loans for Bad Credit (Personal, Auto, Home)

9 Best Subprime Loans for Bad Credit

Some of the most commonly used jargon in consumer credit is that which describes products designed for consumers of... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 11/20/19

Guide

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6 Best Debt Consolidation Companies in [current_year]

6 Best Debt Consolidation Companies

When it comes to hiking up an incline, most of us won’t think twice about our ability to scale a small hill. But... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 11/15/19

Guide

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5 Tips for Getting Same-Day Loans for Bad Credit Online

5 Tips for Finding Same-Day Loans for Bad Credit

When it comes to selecting a restaurant, our pickiness tends to be proportional to our level of hunger. That’s... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 5/10/19

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LendUp: Loans and Credit Card Products that Can Help Borrowers Build Credit History for the Long Run

LendUp: Encouraging Responsible Borrowing Behavior

In a Nutshell: LendUp is a California-based provider of credit cards and loans. LendUp’s L and Arrow credit cards... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 4/12/19

Guide

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11 Best Subprime Credit Cards in [current_year]

11 Best Subprime Credit Cards

When looking for a great steak dinner, many meat lovers choose prime beef for its quality and flavor. Similarly,... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 11/7/19

Guide

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3 Best Bad-Credit Personal Loans (for $5,000 & Up)

Bad-Credit Personal Loans for $5,000 & Up

Although being rejected for a loan outright can be tough, being accepted for a loan that is simply too small to... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 2/22/19

Guide

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6 Best Mastercard Cards for Bad Credit in [current_year]

6 Best Mastercard Credit Cards for Bad Credit

People who are rebuilding bad credit tend to be limited in the number of cards they can obtain. That’s why choosing... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 10/25/18

Guide

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9 Best Long-Term Loans for Bad Credit (Online Installment Loans)

Best Long-Term Installment Loans for Bad Credit

If you’re concerned about not being able to find decent options for long term loans for bad credit, don’t fret.... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 10/22/19

Guide

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4 Best Personal Loans for Bad Credit (Not Payday Loans)

Best Non-Payday Personal Loans for Bad Credit

Some of life’s “emergencies” aren’t quite as pressing as we think. Your teenager won’t actually die without those... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 11/7/19

Guide

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How to Get a Repo Off Your Credit Report in [current_year]

How to Remove Repossessions from Your Credit

“How to get a repo off your credit report,” is probably not something anybody wants to be typing into a search... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 10/11/19

Guide

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How Long Do Late Payments Stay on Your Credit Report?

How Long Do Late Payments Stay on Your Credit Report?

Maybe you’ve had some missed credit card payments here and there but you’re ready to put those tardy payments... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 10/10/19

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8 Best Loans for Bad Credit with Online, Instant Decisions

Best Online Loans with Instant Decisions

Although the typical computer is nowhere near as fast as the world’s most powerful supercomputer, many everyday... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 11/4/19

Guide

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[current_year] Surge Mastercard® Credit Card Review: Good Financing for Bad Credit?

2019 Review of the Surge Mastercard®

In grade school, one of the worst conditions a kid could imagine contracting wasn’t a cold, or the flu, or even the... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 10/18/19

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6 Best Secured Credit Cards for Bad Credit ([current_year])

6 Best Secured Credit Cards

A common sitcom character is the nosy neighbor who frequently borrows things he or she can never seem to remember... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 10/26/18

Guide

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12 Best Gas Cards for Bad Credit [current_year]

12 Best Gas Cards for Bad Credit

Over the last 150 years, gasoline (and its cruder iterations) has gone from a somewhat-useful product to one of... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 2/22/19

Guide

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3 Ways of Jewelry Financing for Bad Credit with No Down Payment

3 Ways to Finance Jewelry with Bad Credit

For nearly 25,000 years before the perfect diamond epitomized the height of adornment, humans have been using bits... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 2/22/19